Dump truck being towed gets loose, crashes

August 10, 2011 3:11:28 AM PDT
A dump truck crashed into a retaining wall along the East Freeway early this morning.

The crash at about 1:30am had I-10 east of downtown shut down for hours.

TxDOT officials say a dump truck being towed by on another truck became loose. The dump truck then crashed into a wall and spilled oil and diesel all over the outbound lanes near Gregg. The accident scene was cleared around 4:30am.

There were no reports of any injuries.